Dorcas Akobundu is a pharmacy undergraduate student at the University of Port Harcourt by day and a writer of fiction, poems, and rants in-between by night. She's passionate about communicating with people and creating awareness about types of mental health disorders—both in the young and old—through unique perspectives.
She was the 2nd runner-up of the Phoenix Quill Writing Contest, 2020, and was longlisted for the Awele Creative Trust Award, 2020, amongst other accolades. Her debut novella, In Red Mud, will be available in paperback in June 2021.
She writes from Port Harcourt, Nigeria.